Learn to Read a Guitar Fingering Chart: 10 Quick and Easy Tips

Guitar Chords Chart

Learning how to read music makes you a better player. Discover how to understand the guitar better with these 10 Tips on how to read a guitar chords chart. Learning to play the guitar can be one of the most satisfying and enjoyable things you can do, at any age. It can even be good for […]

How to Play If You’re Happy and You Know It on the Piano | Free Sheet Music

If Youre Happy and You Know It Piano Tutorial

 Welcome to another easy piano tutorial from Merriam’s Online Academy. Today we’re going to be teaching you how to play If You’re Happy and You Know It on the piano with your Right Hand only, in F Major. It’s helpful if you’ve already covered flats, as well as quarter and eighth notes and rests. […]

Here’s How One Musician Is Using Her Piano Skills To Make A Difference In the World

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If you thought your piano skills are simply meant to make you happy or let you master classical piano compositions, then you need to think again. Or if you loathe the piano lessons and practice sessions that your parents are so keen about, then this post is for you. Piano music is a great gift […]

Does My 6-Year-Old Absolutely Need A Piano Or Will A Keyboard Suffice For A While?

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Purchasing your child’s first piano can be a daunting task. It’s preceded by a veritable minefield of questions – should I buy a piano or should I rent one? Is it okay to buy a keyboard rather for initial lessons? What sort of a piano or a keyboard should I purchase? What is the maintenance […]

The Three Beginner Fundamentals For Great Guitar Playing

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Anyone can play the guitar, may not everyone can play it to perfection. Besides, if you can’t play it at all, you’ve probably played an air guitar at some point. We all know how it is held and how it’s generally manipulated to produce sound. But if you’re going to really perfect the art of […]

Why Music Lessons Could Be The Best Intervention For Children With Learning Disorders

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The benefits of music are widely appreciated today. Music truly accompanies us in our day to day activities and is with us during the different stages of our lives. Even our bodies naturally respond to music involuntarily. Benefits of music lessons Music lessons have been found to be beneficial in the developmental stages of children […]

The Dilemma Of Music Lessons And How To Overcome It

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Music is such a beautiful gift to humanity. We use it to describe our journeys, our joys, laughter, tears and deep grief. It is amazing that this medium of communication can so effectively work for so many people across the world, in different cultures and locations. Music really is central to life. However, there is […]

Pertinent Questions You Need To Ask Before Purchasing Your Own Piano

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Purchasing a piano is no doubt a milestone in a musician’s career and no amount of caution you exercise is enough to prepare you for taking this major step in investing in the instrument that will become an extension of your inner creative self. Here’s some crucial information that will help you make the perfect […]

Wanna Know Why Your Guitar Solos Fail To Please – We’ve Got The Answers

black and white electric guitar

A combination of creativity and structure lies at the core of the guitar. While the playing style may change based on the genre in question, fundamentally a guitar lends both soul and structure to a song. Most rock songs in particular become famous for their guitar solos which require an amazing amount of skill, personality, […]

How To Transform Yourself Into A Dynamic And Unique Singer

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As in any career, the pressure to stand out and be recognized among the stars is common among singers. However, this does not mean you should allow yourself to get worked up about it. The key to success is the pursuit of excellence, and this is especially true for any singer. The Ground Rules There […]